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Seungwoo Choi

Seungwoo Choi

Nationality :Korean
Date Of Birth :November 3, 1992
Height :6 feet 0 inches
Weight :66 kg

Seungwoo Choi is a South Korean mixed martial artist (MMA). Choi was the former Top Fighting Championship Featherweight Champion (Two times) and 2010 Bronze medalist at Muay Thai World Championships. He currently competes in the featherweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

QUICK FACTS

BornNovember 3, 1992 (age 30)
Kangnung, South Korea
Other namesSting
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)

Seungwoo Choi Biography, EarlyLife

Seungwoo Choi is a South Korean native who was born on November 3, 1992, in Seoul. He is of Korean nationality and Asian heritage. He spent his upbringing in Seoul and was drawn to MMA in his early years. His parents were very supportive, and they always encouraged him to advance in his job.

Seungwoo Choi Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Seungwoo Choi’s Height, And Weight

Seungwoo Choi has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 66 kg.

Career

Choi started his professional MMA career in 2015 and fought under various promoters primarily in Asia. He was the formal featherweight Top Fighting Championship champion (x2) and  He was signed by UFC after he won the second time the Top FC featherweight featherweight championship with amassed a record of 7–1.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Choi made his promotional debut on April 20, 2019, at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik as a short-notice replacement against Movsar Evloev. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Choi faced Gavin Tucker on July 27, 2019, against at UFC 240. He lost the fight via submission in the third round.

Choi next faced Suman Mokhtarian on December 21, 2019, at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Choi was expected to face Youssef Zalal on October 11, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 179, but was pulled from the bout due to an undisclosed reason and was replaced by Ilia Topuria.

Choi was scheduled to meet Steven Peterson on February 6, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 184. In turn, Peterson pulled out on January 15 due to an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Collin Anglin. In turn, Anglin was pulled from the event for undisclosed reasons and he was replaced by Youssef Zalal. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Choi faced Julian Erosa on June 19, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 25. He won the fight via knockout in the first round. This fight earned him the Performance of the Night award.

Choi faced Alex Caceres on October 23, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 196. He lost the fight via rear-naked choke submission in round two.

Choi is scheduled to face Tucker Lutz on March 26, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 205. However, Choi was forced to withdraw from the event due to an undisclosed injury.

Choi faced Joshua Culibao on June 11, 2022, at UFC 275. He lost the bout via split decision.

Choi faced Michael Trizano on November 12, 2022, at UFC 281. At the weigh-ins, Trizano weighed in at 147.6 pounds, one and six-tenths of a pound over the featherweight non-title fight limit. The bout proceeded at a catchweight with Trizano fined 20% of his purse, which went to Choi. He lost the fight via knockout in the first round.

Choi faced Jarno Errens on August 26, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 225. He won the bout via unanimous decision.

Seungwoo Choi’s Net Worth

Seungwoo Choi’s MMA career earned him approximately $100,000. In addition, his present net worth is reported to be in the six-figure range. The average compensation for a UFC fighter starts at $50,000 and can reach millions. Choi’s compensation may be about $50,000 because he is still in the early stages of his UFC career.

As is well known, salaries are not the only source of income for UFC athletes, who also receive a sizable sum through sponsorships. The sponsorship fee starts at $3,500 and the maximum amount has yet to be determined.

Aside from that, the combatants receive $10,000 every battle and an additional $10,000 as a win bonus if they win. Furthermore, an additional sum of $50,000 is donated to the night’s performance.

In addition to his financial profits, he has some pricey personal goods such as automobiles, a house, watches, and so on. Seungwoo Choi has shared several photographs of watches and other stuff. He has secured a sponsorship agreement with the NIKE brand and is promoting it.

Seungwoo Choi’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Seungwoo Choi is a well-known Korean UFC fighter, and his fans frequently speculate about his personal life. It is natural for fans to be interested in the relationship status of their favorite players. Seungwoo Choi has never been married or engaged.

In terms of his relationship status, he is reported to be single at the moment because he hasn’t revealed any information about his possible girlfriend. It’s difficult to imagine that popular fighters like Woo don’t have a girlfriend, or that he is discreet by nature.

Seungwoo Choi’s official social media profiles are constantly updated with facts about his business life, but there are no hints about his personal life.

Seungwoo Choi Awards

Mixed martial arts 

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Julian Erosa  
  • Top Fighting Championship
    • Top Fighting Championship] Featherweight Champion (Two times) vs. Min Gu Lee and Jae Woong Kim 

Muay Thai 

  • South Korea Muay Thai national team fighter 
  • Muay Thai World Championships
    • 2010 Bronze medal at Muay Thai World Championships 

FAQ

What is the net worth of Seungwoo Choi?

His net worth is 1 to 5 million dollars.

What is the height of Seungwoo Choi?

His height is 6 feet.

What is the age of Seungwoo Choi?

His age is 30 years as of 2023.

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